Career Technical Pathway

Home / Programs / Career Technical Pathway / Criminal Justice Technology Generalist (C55180GP)

Criminal Justice Technology Generalist (C55180GP)


This pathway is designed to provide individuals with entry-level competencies in criminal justice technology in addition to the basic skills and knowledge to begin a career in criminal justice field. Students will be able to perform basic criminal justice functions and be able to discuss the roles of criminal justice professionals in the fields of criminology, juvenile justice and corrections. Courses within the pathway may be applied to an Associate of Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology.

Employment Outlook

Employment of police and detectives is projected to grow 5% from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment for criminal justice professionals such as police, corrections officers, and probation/parole officers may vary depending on local and state funding.

Employment Competencies

Communication – The ability to effectively exchange ideas and information with others through oral, written, or visual means.
Integrity and Professionalism – Workplace behaviors that relate to ethical standards, honesty, fairness, respect, responsibility, self-control, criticism and demeanor.
Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork- The ability to work effectively with others, especially to analyze situations, establish priorities, and apply resources for solving problems or accomplishing tasks.

Course Sequence

Fall Semester Class Lab Credit
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3 0 3
CJC 112 Criminology 3 0 3
6 0 6
Spring Semester
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3 0 3
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3 0 3
6 0 6

General Education Outcomes

Rockingham Community College has three general education outcomes:

Communication: Students will communicate using the conventions appropriate for the intended academic or professional audiences.

Information Literacy: Students will locate, evaluate, and use appropriate information for academic and professional tasks.

Critical Thinking: Students will analyze information and ideas and develop reasoned solutions to academic or professional problems. 

Outcomes Pass Rates by Year
2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
Communication 45% 66% 36% 61%
Information Literacy 87% 64% 61% 51%
Critical Thinking 51% 52% 41% 65%


Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375


Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm


336-349-9986 (fax)